Integrating Whimsical and GitHub
We show GitHub backlinks when you integrate your Whimsical account with GitHub. Backlinks are links from somewhere else to a Whimsical item, and they’re currently visible underneath Docs and Project cards. In boards you can use the arrow in the top bar to open the backlinks. Backlinks allow you to see who’s talking about a document and where they’re doing it.
What are GitHub Backlinks?
Once you install the GitHub Backlink integration to one or more repositories, Whimsical will begin automatically detecting Whimsical URLs and recording backlinks:
GitHub backlinks display an excerpt of text and, when possible, a small diff.
GitHub backlinks are created when a user in an integrated GitHub repository creates one of the following, containing a link to a Whimsical item in your workspace: